The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 190 176 163
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 58 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.64% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 35
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£178 £193 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £203 £228
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 13
Average hourly rate £10.57 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.84 £10.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £20.00 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.53 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -29.41%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 15 £180 +2.85% 10
Hampshire -9 14 £184 -8.12% 10
Surrey -4 9 £158 -47.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £275 +120.00% 7
East Sussex - 5 £150 - 2
Oxfordshire -5 3 £200 +25.00% 3
Kent - 3 £238 - 3
West Sussex 0 1 - - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 34 (25.37%) Project Management
2 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.93%) Oracle
4 18 (13.43%) HP
5 17 (12.69%) Finance
5 17 (12.69%) HTML
6 15 (11.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
6 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
7 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.45%) Degree
8 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
9 12 (8.96%) SQL
9 12 (8.96%) Windows
10 11 (8.21%) Internet
10 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
10 11 (8.21%) .NET
10 11 (8.21%) MS Visio
11 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
11 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.72%) UNIX
12 9 (6.72%) MS Project
12 9 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (5.97%) CSS
13 8 (5.97%) JSP
13 8 (5.97%) Marketing
14 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
14 7 (5.22%) PHP
14 7 (5.22%) Active Directory

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.24%) Apache
2 3 (2.24%) CMS
3 2 (1.49%) Drupal
3 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.75%) WordPress
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) Lync
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
1 15 (11.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.21%) MS Visio
3 9 (6.72%) MS Project
4 6 (4.48%) MS Office
5 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.75%) InDesign
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Internet
2 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) Firewall
4 3 (2.24%) Wireless
4 3 (2.24%) LAN
4 3 (2.24%) WAN
5 2 (1.49%) DNS
5 2 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.75%) MPLS
6 1 (0.75%) OSPF
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) LTE
6 1 (0.75%) DMZ
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.75%) DHCP
6 1 (0.75%) PBX
6 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) MySQL
1 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.49%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.75%) Subversion
1 1 (0.75%) Maven
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.97%) Marketing
4 4 (2.99%) Publishing
4 4 (2.99%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.99%) French Language
4 4 (2.99%) German Language
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.49%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) HTML
2 11 (8.21%) .NET
2 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.97%) CSS
3 8 (5.97%) JSP
4 6 (4.48%) jQuery
5 5 (3.73%) HTML5
6 4 (2.99%) CSS3
6 4 (2.99%) XML
7 3 (2.24%) LAMP
8 2 (1.49%) XSLT
8 2 (1.49%) Web Services
8 2 (1.49%) Ajax
8 2 (1.49%) ATL
8 2 (1.49%) J2EE
9 1 (0.75%) DOM
9 1 (0.75%) XSL
9 1 (0.75%) SOAP
9 1 (0.75%) XHTML
9 1 (0.75%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) NHS
2 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.49%) Physics
3 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
4 1 (0.75%) Blog
4 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.75%) FMCG
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
4 1 (0.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Handset
4 1 (0.75%) PACS
4 1 (0.75%) Economics
4 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Windows
2 9 (6.72%) UNIX
3 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.99%) Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) OS/2
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) Project Management
2 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
3 7 (5.22%) Migration
3 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (5.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (3.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (3.73%) Resource Management
4 5 (3.73%) Programme Management
4 5 (3.73%) ITIL
5 4 (2.99%) Service Management
5 4 (2.99%) Data Management
5 4 (2.99%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (2.99%) Information Security
6 3 (2.24%) Cyber Security
6 3 (2.24%) Web Development
6 3 (2.24%) Time Management
6 3 (2.24%) Content Management
6 3 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.96%) SQL
3 7 (5.22%) PHP
4 4 (2.99%) C#
5 3 (2.24%) VB
5 3 (2.24%) Java
6 2 (1.49%) Python
6 2 (1.49%) XQuery
6 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 2 (1.49%) CCNA
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.93%) Oracle
3 18 (13.43%) HP
4 3 (2.24%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) Adobe
4 3 (2.24%) Cisco
4 3 (2.24%) Cerner
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (0.75%) Avaya
6 1 (0.75%) Juniper
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos
6 1 (0.75%) Symbian
6 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
6 1 (0.75%) Mitel
6 1 (0.75%) Huawei
6 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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